Yokohama Christian School

New Worship Time: Always Keep an Open Mind

31 Oct 2018 Posted by Ms. Christy in School Life

“Always. Always. Always…” This word echoed through Worship Time on September 26, 2018. From our two year olds to our third graders, we gathered together for our first all-school Worship Time. Normally, our younger preschool classes have Worship together on Mondays and Thursdays, while the…

Why I Still Teach Cursive Writing

31 Aug 2018 Posted by Raffin Unson in Academics, Teaching

Many schools nowadays do not teach cursive based on their own research and standards. It is sad to know how most schools especially in the US eliminated teaching cursive since it isn’t included in the Common Core State Standards. However, in some Asian countries, cursive…

Which season are you in?

26 Feb 2018 Posted by Ms. Yoko in General, Teaching

This was a question I was asked the other day. The next moment I thought to myself, “I am over 40, so if I divide my life in four seasons, I would naturally fall into autumn.” However, the question continued a little longer. The complete…

Weekly Round-Up: February 19-23

23 Feb 2018 Posted by Alisha in School Life

Each week we have a variety of enrichment classes at YCS: chapel worship, computer, library, PE, and music. Each of these classes begins at an age-appropriate level, with reasonable expectations for each age.   Let me give you a taste of some of the enrichment…

Weekly Round-Up: February 12-16

19 Feb 2018 Posted by Alisha in General, School Life

Weekly Round-Up: February 12-16   This week was another busy week at Yokohama Christian School.   Of course, the highlight of the week was Valentine’s Day. Students were all instructed to make Valentine’s for their classmates. Part of the fun in the preschool classes was…

Pay It Forward

24 Jan 2018 Posted by Ms. Hanae in Service

The other day, I watched a movie called “Pay It Forward” released in 2000. I love it not only for the story but also for the Nevadan air in the movie, which reminds me of my sweet & bitter memories of college life.   Instead…

It’s Vacation Time Again!

06 Jan 2018 Posted by Ms. Linda in General, Tips for Parents

(Website Admin apologizes for the delay in posting this blog by Ms. Linda. We hope that the holiday season has been a relaxing and blessed time.)   I, too, as a parent remember the days of long summer, spring, winter and fall breaks.  Almost always…